gelatinous

adjective
ge·​lat·​i·​nous | \ jə-ˈlat-nəs How to pronounce gelatinous (audio) , -ˈla-tə-nəs \

Definition of gelatinous

1 : resembling gelatin or jelly : viscous a gelatinous precipitate
2 : of, relating to, or containing gelatin

Other Words from gelatinous

gelatinously adverb
gelatinousness noun

Examples of gelatinous in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The footage also showed a panther that could project its own image and the gelatinous cube. Adam B. Vary, Variety, 21 July 2022 Leatherback sea turtles enjoy a gelatinous diet of jellyfish and sea squirts, according to World Wide Fund for Nature. Olivia Munson, USA TODAY, 17 July 2022 Most female squids will reproduce by depositing egg cases on the ocean floor or by releasing eggs in a gelatinous mass that flows and drifts in open water, a statement explains. Elizabeth Gamillo, Smithsonian Magazine, 11 July 2022 The aliens need something weighty to disrupt with their gelatinous selves. Chris Jones, Chicago Tribune, 1 July 2022 The products will be oral tablet, capsule, tincture, gelatinous cube, gel, oil, cream, patch, suppository, nebulizer, and liquid or oil for an inhaler. Mike Cason | Mcason@al.com, al, 13 June 2022 Patients who get a recommendation from a qualified doctor will be able to obtain the products in oral tablet, capsule, tincture, gelatinous cube, gel, oil, cream, patch, suppository, nebulizer, liquid or oil for an inhaler. Mike Cason | Mcason@al.com, al, 9 June 2022 For now, everyone seems focused on wanting fans to enjoy season three, which is dedicated to the late Norm Macdonald, who reprises his voice role as the ship’s gelatinous engineer Yaphit in the new batch of episodes. Ryan Gajewski, The Hollywood Reporter, 1 June 2022 For many, that classic Jewish staple, made of ground white fish, is too gelatinous, too gray, or too drowned in horseradish to be appetizing. Eric Ginsburg, Bon Appétit, 28 Apr. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of gelatinous

1712, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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1 Aug 2022

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More Definitions for gelatinous

gelatinous

adjective
ge·​lat·​i·​nous | \ jə-ˈlat-nəs How to pronounce gelatinous (audio) , -ˈla-tə- \

Kids Definition of gelatinous

: resembling gelatin or jelly The mushrooms had a gelatinous texture.

gelatinous

adjective
ge·​lat·​i·​nous | \ jə-ˈlat-nəs, -ᵊn-əs How to pronounce gelatinous (audio) \

Medical Definition of gelatinous

1 : resembling gelatin or jelly : viscous
2 : of, relating to, or containing gelatin

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